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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Muddling Through

    On today’s show: New York Times contributing writer Robin Marantz Henig  and her daughter Samantha Henig talk about why so many 20-somethings are finding it hard to establish independent lives. Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury and director Eric Ting discuss the New York premiere of “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation...” Farmer Eric Herm explains how he thinks community, education, and agriculture will need to change in order for us to survive the 21st century. Plus, we’ll look at the toll Hurricane Sandy took on museums and galleries.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • Morning Edition is your perfect morning companion: gentle, but straightforward, explaining the vagaries of international diplomacy, reporting weather and even recommending the best film in town.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • How It's Done

    Back from his trip to China, Brian looks at Chinese business within the state's authoritarian government with The Atlantic's James Fallows. Plus: NPR's Mara Liasson on national politics; what new U.S. Census numbers reveal about recently arrived New Yorkers and the city's median income; and an investigation into how government subsidies impact local economies.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Fair Game

    New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes gives advice on how to survive the holidays—from regifting to navigating boozy office parties. Susannah Cahalan describes her month of madness, caused by a mysterious illness that affected her brain. Colin Bailey, Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Frick Collection, talks about the exhibition Mantegna to Matisse. Plus we’ll look at why the landmark 1968 Fair Housing Act, which was supposed to help integrate cities, has gone largely unenforced.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | December 6, 2012

    Lessons Learned from the Oslo Accords | With Little Fanfare, UN Climate Talks Underway in Doha | Students Fight for Colleges to Drop Fossil Fuel Holdings | Scandals, State Dinners, and the Real Story Behind 'Hyde Park on Hudson' | The Black Sheep of the Family

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:30 PM
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 08:00 PM
    Culture Shock 1913
  • Culture Shock 1913

    WNYC’s Sara Fishko marks 100 years since 1913, a landmark year in global culture, through three “shocking” Modernist events:  The exhibition of modern art in New York’s Lexington Avenue Armory; the concert of atonal music in Vienna that sparked a near-riot; and Stravinsky and Nijinsky’s Rite of Spring premiere in ...

  • 09:00 PM
  • Remembering Dave Brubeck, Jewish Xmas Music, Trail Of Dead

    Today on Soundcheck: We pay tribute to jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who died yesterday the day before what would have been his 92nd birthday. 

    A new compilation explores both the musical history of Hanukkah in the U.S. as well as the influence of Jewish songwriters on America's classic Christmas songbook. 

    And art punk band ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead perform and talk about the political themes found on its latest album, Lost Songs.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • David Lang's "love fail"

    Pulitzer-Prize winning composer and one of the three founders of Bang on a Can, David Lang, along with the women of vocal quartet Anonymous 4 join us to preview the work Lang has just written for the group, “love fail.” Like his “Little Match Girl Passion,” the new work centers on the sound of four voices and percussion.  But in the piece, “love fail,” these components are the centerpiece of a multi-media extravaganza, including sound design, lighting design, projections and video, along with clothing and sets.